KEMP, TEXAS — Larson Electronics recently released a 100-foot 16 AWG SOOW explosion proof cord reel with a tool tap for Class I, Division 1 and Class II, Division 2 environments that is rated for 30 amps, 600 volts for 1-4 conductors, and 250 volts for 5-12 conductors. This reel features a Twist-n-Lock plus receptacle with ground fault protection and is ideal for use with droplights and tools in hazardous locations where connection to fixed receptacle is unavailable, impractical or unsafe.
The EPLRT-100-HR-GFI from Larson Electronics is a 100-foot 16 AWG SOOW explosion proof cord reel rated at 30 amps. The cord reel features a matching Twist-n-Lock plug receptacle with ground fault protection for safety during use. This unit is rated for 30 amps, 1-4 conductors 600 volts, and 5-12 conductors 250 volts.
The cord reel is constructed of modular components and utilizes an integral spring actuated ratcheting mechanism for positive cord management housed within the explosion proof threaded slip ring enclosure. This explosion proof cord reel comes with a four-roller adjustable cable guide and ball stop. The EPLRT-100-HR-GFI is approved for both indoor and outdoor use and is built to UL 508 table 36.1/NEC standards. The reel is NEMA 7 and NEMA 9 compliant, built with rugged fabricated steel and a cast aluminum slip ring enclosure, providing users with a durable and reliable cord reel that can survive harsh conditions.
“The EPLRT-100-HR-GFI provides operates with a cord reel that’s safe to use in explosive environments,” said Rob Bresnahan, CEO of Larson Electronics LLC. “The four-roller adjustable cable guide and ball stop makes the cord easy to extend and retract, and eliminates tripping and other hazards associated with excessive cord length.”